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Ghana External Debt

Ghana External Debt

External Debt in Ghana

External debt was 46.4% of Ghana's GDP in 2021, compared to 29.5% of GDP a decade earlier. Over the past decade, external debt averaged 37.8% of GDP, which was above the Sub-Saharan Africa region's average of 32.9%. For more external debt information, visit our dedicated page.

Ghana External Debt Chart

Note: This chart displays External Debt (% of GDP) for Ghana from 2013 to 2022.
Source: World Bank.

Ghana External Debt Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
External Debt (% of GDP) 54.1 48.9 59.5 57.4 66.4
External Debt (USD bn) 35.6 32.6 40.6 44.7 44.8

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